November 23, 2015
The Orthodox Church in Kenya is the fastest growing Orthodox Church in the world, numbering some 1.5 million souls in 250 parishes—30 in Nairobi alone. From November 10–17, 2015, Dr. Paul Meyendorff, The Father Alexander Schmemann Professor of Liturgical Theology, traveled to the Archbishop Makarios Orthodox Seminary in Nairobi, Kenya, accompanied by Fr. Rauno Pietarinen (SVOTS 1980). The Seminary will be the recipient of this year's #GivingTuesday tithe, following St. Vladimir's...
November 24, 2015
Fr. James leads the community of St. James in Paschal worship“Orthodox Christianity is for everyone because Orthodox Christianity is simply Christ in His fullness,” says Fr. James Bozeman (SVOTS 2012) of St. James Orthodox Church in Beaufort, SC. “One of the great hurdles that we contemporary Orthodox Christians have to overcome is any mindset other than the fact that Christ is ‘the one thing needful,’ applicable and needed by everyone. Orthodox Christianity is the reality that meets that need.”
It was with this rather obvious conviction that St. James Mission was planted in 2012 with the desire to bring Christ in His fullness to South Carolina’s “low country.” And thanks in part to the support provided by...
October 23, 2015
The icon of Christ, presented to Fr. John Behr, Dean, by His Holiness Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria, in June of 2013“Keep a regular spiritual canon while in seminary. There’s value in studying theology, but without daily prayer and sitting with God, God will be less of a Father...
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